Aeronautical Engineering (with Foundation year)UCAS Code: H402
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Main entry requirements
CDD to include A level Mathematics at grade C or AS level Mathematics at grade A A level General Studies, Critical Thinking and Citizenship are not accepted
80 UCAS tariff points from A/AS levels including A level Mathematics at grade C or AS level Mathematics at grade A
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 80 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers50%
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Tuition fee & financial supportNot available
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
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- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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The Foundation course provides a pathway to BEng and MEng degree courses in Aeronautical Engineering. The overall aim is to provide a well-rounded education and also specialised training for a professional career in the aeronautical, air transport and associated industries or the industries underpinned by the mechanical engineering disciplines, including energy engineering and automotive engineering. This will include the research, development, design, production, commissioning and management aspects of those industries. The emphasis in the Foundation courses is on developing your study skills and ability in mathematics, physical sciences, engineering and computing.
This programme, which is only offered full-time, starts with a Year 0 foundation year that provides the essential mathematical and scientific background necessary to progress to Part 1 of the BEng programme in Aeronautical Engineering. The foundation year is studied at Westminster Kingsway College at their Gray’s Inn Campus. The BEng programme is divided into three Parts (Parts 1, 2 and 3), each occupying a full academic year, which leads to a BEng degree that is accredited by the Royal Aeronautical Society and Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
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